Question about 2004 Ford Explorer

1 Answer

2004 ford explorer Driver side heated seat does not work

The light on the switch comes on but does not heat up.

Posted by on

  • Anonymous Feb 06, 2009

    yes i have the same problem



×

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

Try replacing the heater core in the seat

Posted on Jan 26, 2009

1 Suggested Answer

  • 8 Answers

SOURCE: 2004 GMC Envoy driver's side heated seat quit

I have the same problem except the back of mine works but the bottom doesn't. Passenger side is fine. Let me know what you find out if you could.

Posted on Oct 07, 2011

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

2 Answers

Trying to find which fuse is for the heated seats on a 2004 ford explorer sports trak


Heated Seats
This system allows the electrical heating of the front seats on passenger demand.
The components of the system are:
  • the seat heating elements located in the seat cushion and backrest.
  • the heated seat control switch, located on the seat side trim panel.
  • temperature sensors located in the seat cushion heating elements.
  • heated seat relay.
Do both front seat heaters not work ? Do you know how to test electrical circuits with voltmeter ?
PINPOINT TEST J: THE HEATED SEAT IS INOPERATIVE Test Step Result / Action to Take J1 CHECK HEATED SEAT SWITCH OPERATION
  • Key in ON position.
  • Press the heated seat switch on the driver and passenger seats.
  • Are both heated seat switch indicators illuminated?
Yes
If both indicators illuminate, Go To Pinpoint Test K . If only one indicator illuminates, GO to J5 .

No
GO to J2 . J2 CHECK THE HEATED SEAT RELAY CIRCUITS
  • Key in OFF position.
  • Disconnect: Heated Seat Relay C3250 (located under the driver seat).
  • Key in ON position.
  • Measure the voltage at heated seat relay C3250-86, circuit 1003 (GY/YE), harness side and ground; and between C3250-30, circuit 566 (DG), harness and ground.
    s5r~tr~en~file=a0078817.gif~gen~ref.gif
  • Are the voltages greater than 10 volts?
Yes
GO to J3 .

No
REPAIR inoperative 1003 (GY/YE) or 566 (DG) circuit. TEST the system for normal operation. J3 CHECK HEATED SEAT RELAY GROUND CIRCUIT
  • Key in OFF position.
  • Measure the resistance between heated seat relay C3250-85, circuit 57 (BK), harness side and ground.
    s5r~tr~en~file=a0078818.gif~gen~ref.gif
  • Is the resistance less than 5 ohms?
Yes
GO to J4 .

No
REPAIR circuit 57 (BK). TEST the system for normal operation. J4 CHECK THE HEATED SEAT RELAY
  • Install a fused jumper lead between heated seat relay 3250-30, circuit 566 (DG), harness side and heated seat relay C3250-87, circuit 1064 (YE/LB), harness side.
    s5r~tr~en~file=a0078819.gif~gen~ref.gif
  • Do both heated seat indicators illuminate when pressed?
Yes
INSTALL a new heated seat relay. TEST the system for normal operation.

No
REPAIR circuit 1064 (YE/LB) to switches. TEST the system for normal operation. J5 CHECK INOPERATIVE HEATED SEAT SWITCH INPUT
  • Key in OFF position.
  • Disconnect: Heated Seat Switch C320 (Driver) or C321 (Passenger) for the inoperative heated seat.
  • Key in ON position.
  • Measure the voltage between heated seat switch C320-2 (driver) or C321-2 (passenger), circuit 1064 (YE/LB), harness side and ground .
    s5r~tr~en~file=a0078820.gif~gen~ref.gif
  • Is the voltage greater than 10 volts?
Yes
GO to J6 .

No
REPAIR circuit 1064 (YE/LB). TEST system for normal operation. J6 CHECK CIRCUIT 57 (BK) FOR AN OPEN
  • Measure the resistance between heated seat switch C320-4 (driver) or C321-4 (passenger), circuit 57 (BK), harness side and ground.
    s5r~tr~en~file=a0078821.gif~gen~ref.gif
  • Is the resistance less than 5 ohms?
Yes
INSTALL a new heated seat switch. TEST the system for normal operation.

No
REPAIR circuit 57 (BK). TEST the system for normal operation It's not that simple , being a fuse . It's probably the relay or the heating element .
PINPOINT TEST K: SEAT DOES NOT HEAT BUT THE HEATED SEAT INDICATOR ILLUMINATES WHEN PRESSED ? Does it ?
Your best bet would be to take to a qualified repair shop .
Do

Jun 29, 2016 | 2004 Ford Explorer Sport Trac

2 Answers

My audi tt heated driver seat not working knob does,t light up either


Check power to the switch! If power coming to switch then switch is faulty! If no power then check fuses!

Jan 04, 2015 | 2004 Audi TT 1.8L

1 Answer

2004 GMC Envoy driver's side heated seat quit


I have the same problem except the back of mine works but the bottom doesn't. Passenger side is fine. Let me know what you find out if you could.

Aug 26, 2011 | 2004 GMC Envoy

1 Answer

Driver side seat heater light comes on and goes right out seat wont heat up passenger side works fine


The problem lies in the drivers side seat, the heating element for the back of the seat or the seat heating element has an open or shorted circuit. the part from ford will run you about $150.00 dollars.

Dec 09, 2010 | 2006 Ford Fusion

1 Answer

My heated seat, driver side comes on and works fine, but I can't get it to turn off. Is this a fuse malfunction?


I would think it is a switch more than a fuse, if the fuse was bad, it wouldn't work at all.

Jan 21, 2010 | 2004 Ford Explorer

1 Answer

Heat light switch comes on..but the heated seat is


MORE THAN LIKELY THE HEATING ELEMENT HAS MALFUNTIONED. ITS A PRETTY COMMON PROBLEM IN HEATED SEATS

Nov 29, 2009 | 2003 Ford Expedition

1 Answer

The driver heated seat has stopped working in a


Try swappingt the heater seat switch from the passanger side switch to see if thats the problem.

Nov 16, 2009 | 2005 Ford Explorer

1 Answer

Driver heated seat not working


Check you connections both under the seat and at the switch. Many times corrosion will occur due to the amount of amperage that goes through the circuit.

Jan 30, 2009 | 2004 Buick Regal

1 Answer

Air Conditioned Seat Not Working


check the rail system on the seat. sometimes it pulls the wire out and it doesn't get good enough connection

Jan 26, 2009 | 2004 Ford Explorer

Not finding what you are looking for?
2004 Ford Explorer Logo

645 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Ford Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

61037 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

21949 Answers

Fordexpert

Level 3 Expert

5331 Answers

Are you a Ford Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...